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The impact of the use of FacebookTM on social support networks and symptoms of depression reported by the elderly

  • Bruno César Spineli Silva (a1), Adriana Aparecida de Ávila (a1), Greiciane da Silva Rocha (a2), Daniella Pires Nunes (a3), Flávia Della Lucia (a1) and Tábatta Renata Pereira de Brito (a1)...
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Correspondence should be addressed to: Tábatta Renata Pereira de Brito, Faculty of Nutrition, Federal University of Alfenas, Rua Gabriel Monteiro da Silva, 700, Centro, Minas Gerais, Alfenas, CEP: 37130-000, Brazil. Phone: +55 35 3701 9742; Fax: +55(35) 3701-9104. E-mail: tabatta.brito@unifal-mg.edu.br.

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